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PBS
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
killed in libya, secretary of state hillary clinton categorically rejected the message of the anti-islam video. at the same time, she reiterated u.s. support for the freedom of expression and deplored the violent response to the video. >> we condemn the violence that has resulted in the strongest terms and we greatly appreciate the many muslims in the united states and around the world who have spoken out on this issue. violence, we believe, has no place in religion and is no way to honor religion. >> also in washington, top interfaith leaders, several of them muslims, came together to denounce the violence. they strongly urged their communities to reject activities and speech that stoke religious hatred. >> we must oppose all efforts to divide people in the united states, in libya, in egypt and around the world along religious lines. small groups of violent extremists, no matter their religious identity, cannot be allowed to define their religion or their nations. >> we'll have more on all this in a few minutes. >> the protests came as the us marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/1
PBS
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
positive response, especially from young people who went out onto the streets of cairo and libya to ask for their right to free speech to begin with. >> i've been struck also -- i've been following this debate for a while. it's not just muslim majority countries pushes for these restrictions, but it's an idea that also has traction in some african and african-american countries where people have an idea that religion is somehow difficult and you shouldn't insult religion. in fact, even in western yurm there's some. already it's again the law to deny the holocaust in many european countries. our notion of free speech, especially when it comes to religion, is not shared around the world. >> but is it changing? >> i think it is changing. as the world becomes smaller, we live in a globalized world, and people recognize as president obama said in his speech that someone with a phone camera can cause a stir around the world. we have to be able to adjust. we've got to be able to have a discourse and dialogue when it comes to difficult issues like this rather than take the streets and commit ac
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am PDT
.s. consulate in libya as un-islamic but he also said speech defaming the prophet muhammad should be outlawed. here in the u.s., the coptic bishop of los angeles joined leading muslim representatives in denouncing the film and the violent response. they said copts and muslims must stand together against extremists in either religion. and in an effort to reach muslim protesters abroad, u.s. muslim groups released videos in arabic and urdu appealing for calm and restraint. >>> in other news, on capitol hill, senator dick durbin convened a hearing on hate crimes, in response to the mass shooting last month at a sikh temple in wisconsin. among those who testified was a young sikh man whose mother was killed in the attack. he urged the government to begin tracking hate crimes against sikhs, as it does for other religions. >> an attack on one of us, is an attack on all of us. >>> meanwhile, in ohio, 16 amish men and women, part of a breakaway group, were found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of members of their former community. the actions were considered a hate crime because
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)